Kids & Family

Local parents can enroll their children in UVA’s development laboratories, which study everything from infants’ brain patterns 
to the role pretending plays in children’s lives. Photo: Ryan Jones

Insight unseen: UVA labs study kids’ behaviors

Children are constantly learning—through lessons from adults and from processing information about the world around them. The Child Development Laboratories, part of the department of of psychology at the University of Virginia, comprise four active laboratories that study children’s cognitive and/or social development: The Child Language & Learning Lab, directed by Dr. Vikram Jaswal, studies […]